Queen Charlotte Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Rain beginning near midnight and ending Tuesday morning. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today warm front located over Cape St. James
extending southwestward.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today warm front located over Hecate Strait
extending southwestward.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1002 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 26 January 2015 A low pressure centre is approaching the offshore waters and will
move over Northern Explorer near noon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will develop late morning
And then shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

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